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In Search of Employee Ownership Plans in Mexico 

After hearing so much about how employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) and other ownership plans in the U.S. transform companies, it seemed logical to think that other countries, like Mexico, should have similar incentive plans in place. This assumption, however, turned out to be incorrect.... 
Author: Zorrilla, Maria
Pub. Date: 2013-06-11

Lincoln Electric Co. 

This case covers the strategy and management practices of the world's largest manufacturer of welding equipment. Discusses the compensation system and company culture, and the leadership style of management. 
Author: Fast, Norman D.; Berg, Norman A.
Pub. Date: 1983-07-29

Looking for Mr. GoodTrustee 

The purpose of this brief article is to suggest an interview script that reflects a list of areas that an ESOP company should want to understand completely before handing over this extremely important role to an outsider… 
Author: Mathews, Anthony
Pub. Date: 2015-12-09

Lucent Technologies 

Lucent was created in 1994 as part of AT&T's tri-vestiture. This case focuses on the dilemma faced by a new company that inherited a labor-management consultation structure developed by AT&T, a structure that has broken down in many respects, and that does not seem adequate to the challenges of the new company in a new and highly competitive market... 
Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Pub. Date: 1999-05-01

Making Employee Ownership Work 

'Making employee ownership work’ is a new guide from the Employee Ownership Association and co-ownership advisers the Baxi Partnership, based on a survey of 25 EOA member companies including John Lewis, Unipart, Arup and Mott MacDonald.  
Author: Silcox, Sarah
Pub. Date: 2009-02-01

Making Mondragon: The Growth and Dynamics of the Worker Cooperative Complex (Cornell International Industrial and Labor Relations Report) 

This book gives a valuable insight into the history and formation of this unique undertaking as well as a wonderful portrait of the far-sighted Basque priest who master-minded the original project.  
Author: Whyte, Kathleen K.; Whyte, William F.
Pub. Date: 1991-01-01

MBC Ventures, Inc.: An ESOP with a Union Partner 

In an unusual partnership, the United Steelworkers of America union helped the firm’s new owner-managers convert to an ESOP as part of a reorganization. This effort saved jobs and the company. Since that time, the firm’s employees have proven to be its most valuable asset and a key source of its competitive advantage... 
Author: Hoffman, Richard C.; Brown, Marvin O.; Shipper, Frank
Pub. Date: 2013-06-13

Molded Dimensions, Inc. 

Mike Katz, an MBA with several years of manufacturing management experience, talks about purchasing Molded Dimensions, Inc. (MDI), a Wisconsin-based plastics manufacturer, with his wife Linda, who also has a manufacturing background. 
Author: Bowen, H. K.; Fuller, Virginia A.; Spinner, Doren
Pub. Date: 2003-07-25

New Economy Ethics: YouKnowIt.com  

The case suggests ways of compensating the advisory board and raises questions about whether there are new rules in the new economy about building professional networks, and when offers of equity constitute bribery and wrong doing. 
Author: Badaracco, Joseph L., Jr.; Slack, Kim
Pub. Date: 2000-10-20

Note on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and Phantom Stock Plans 

Provides a brief overview of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and phantom stock plans for owners of closely held companies. 
Author: Crane, Dwight B.; Reinbergs, Indra A.
Pub. Date: 2000-11-08

Ohio's Oldest ESOP 

Extending ownership to all employees, involving all in managing the business and tying the compensation to profits brought a renaissance to Alloy Engineering twenty years ago. 
Author: Thomas, Karen
Pub. Date: 2006-06-01

Ohio’s Employee-Owned Network: Helping Employee-Owned Companies to Help Themselves? 

Can a support organization enhance the development and performance of an employee-owned sector in a market economy? That is the question this paper will address. 
Author: Yates, Jacquelyn
Pub. Date: 2004-04-29

Open Systems: Applying Diverse Employee Ownership Theories to Address Today’s Complex Challenges 

The ideas of employee ownership and various forms of profit sharing in corporations have been around for a long time. The shorthand proposition under study is this: If employees observe that they have a meaningful stake in the fortunes of the enterprise, they create value. More specifically, if they have a financial and emotional stake in the performance of the venture, then as individuals and as a workplace community they will raise the level of their performance and productivity.  
Author: Foundation for Enterprise Development
Pub. Date: 2011-12-05

Own It, Grow It, Trade It  

How do you share the wealth with your employees without going public? SAIC created an internal stock market that outperforms Wall Street.  
Author: Matson, Eric
Pub. Date: 1997-06-30

Ownership and Control: Rethinking Corporate Governance for the Twenty-First Century 

This book points to the need for flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing market conditions and cogently summarizes and evaluates the principal proposals for changes in corporate governance.  
Author: Blair, Margaret M.
Pub. Date: 1995-06-01

Practice Note: Questions and Answers Regarding ESOPs for Family Businesses  

Assessing the applicability of employee stock ownership plans for a family firm requires a basic understanding of their characteristics, followed by a careful analysis of the costs and benefits in the specific case. This note provides general information and offers guides for the critical, specific questions an adviser or owner should ask. 
Author: Hoffmire, John; Willis, James; Gilbert, Ronald
Pub. Date: 1992-01-01

Re-booting Capitalism: The Action Agenda for Business 

Capitalism is living in interesting times. Politicians, academics and activists around the world are debating the merits of the capitalist system, and how and if it could be improved... 
Author: Grayson, David; McLaren, Melody
Pub. Date: 2012-03-05

Reimagining Capitalism 

This special edition of The Nation brings together a wide range of articles on new ways to shape capitalism, and to work on economic recovery. 
Author: Multiple
Pub. Date: 2011-06-27

Reinventing the Firm 

Presenting a wide range of quantitative data alongside three new case studies of employee-owned firms, this pamphlet offers a new vision of economic autonomy where democratic companies drive a happier and more sustainable economy. 
Author: Davies, William
Pub. Date: 2009-09-11

Research Evidence on Prevalence and Effects of Employee Ownership 

The idea of employee ownership has attracted support across the political spectrum, often being seen as a form of economic democracy that complements our political democracy. Along with these positive views, however, there have been many concerns expressed about employee ownership particularly that it can expose workers to excessive risk and may in some cases increase labor management conflict and lower economic performance. 
Author: Kruse, Douglas
Pub. Date: 2002-02-13

Research on Employee Ownership, Corporate Performance, and Employee Compensation

Over the years, the NCEO has reported on new research on employee ownership and corporate performance. Now that a substantial body of work exists on the subject, they thought it would make sense to summarize it in one place. 
Author: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01

Sally Jameson: Valuing Stock Options in a Compensation Package  

Details a thinly disguised situation faced by a recent Harvard MBA graduate who was forced by a prospective employer to place a dollar value on a grant of stock options. 
Author: Tufano, Peter; Lewittes, Michael
Pub. Date: 2003-08-19

Scott Bader 

Ownership of chemical company Scott Bader is unusual. Since 1963 it has been wholly owned by a charitable trust, the Scott Bader Commonwealth. 
Author:
Pub. Date: 2009-01-01

Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: UK Evidence  

This paper examines the use and consequences of shared compensation plans (profit sharing, profit related pay, SAYE schemes and company stock option plans) in a sample of UK workplaces and firms in the 1990s. 
Author: Conyon, Martin J.; Freeman, Richard B.
Pub. Date: 2001-08-01

Shareholder Value and Employee Interests: Intersections Between Corporate Governance, Corporate Law and Labour Law

It has been observed that corporate law and labour (or employment) law are in essence separate fields of legal scholarship and regulatory policy. This separation does not mean that there has been no interest by company lawyers in labour law or vice versa; nor does it mean that the two fields do not have relevance to one another. Clearly both corporate law and labour law have provided certain fundamental starting points for analysis which have helped shape the regulatory scope of each other.  
Author: Mitchell, Richard; O'Donnell, Anthony; Ramsay, Ian
Pub. Date: 2005-01-01